What is Pediatric Cardiology?

Pediatric Cardiology is a subspeciality of cardiology, dealing with diagnoses, treatment, and management of heart problems in young children and adolescents. Pediatric cardiology deals with a focused study on diseases related to abnormal heart rhythms, heart failures, congenital heart abnormalities, heart murmurs, chest pain, heart muscle restraints etc in young children.

Who is Pediatric Cardiologist?

Pediatrics who have further specialized in cardiology are called Pediatric Cardiologists. They are also known as ‘ Child Heart Specialists or Heart Doctors for Children’.  More than 40,000 babies in Pakistan are born with a congenital heart defect, which is the leading cause of infant mortality and disability in young children. Other congenital heart complications include irregular heartbeat,  leaky valves, stunt growth, holes in heart chambers, weak heart muscle, and blood clotting. Some form of heart complications needs to be immediately treated after birth which is where Pediatric Cardiologists patient care is required. Pediatric Cardiologists in Pakistan have dedicated medical doctors to spreading awareness for maximum diagnosis and treatment for children. 

When to consult a Pediatric Cardiologist?

A Pediatric Cardiologist will be usually referred to soon after birth in case of congenital heart disease development. Usually, a general physician will immediately suggest a pediatric cardiologist after sensing any abnormal patterns of heartbeat, stunt growth, breathlessness, low levels of oxygen, or consistent chest pain. It is always important to refer to a pediatric cardiologist soon after birth, as most infant deaths go undiagnosed.

Congenital Heart Diseases | Services of a Pediatric Cardiologist 

Pediatric Cardiologists in Pakistan have long years of experience in treating heart abnormalities in children. They are well-trained in performing surgeries and other test procedures. Some of the major ailments treated by a heart doctor are;

  • Heart valve disorders 

  • Hypoplastic left heart syndrome 

  • Atrial septal defects 

  • Patent ductus arteriosus

  • Ventricular septal defects 

  • Displaced aorta 

  • Thickened right-side heart muscle 

  • Narrowed arteries of the heart 

  • Arrhythmias 

  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW syndrome)

  • Kawasaki disease

  • Heart murmurs 

  • Pericarditis

Certified Pediatric Cardiologists in Pakistan | Just a Click Away!

Most of the Pediatric Cardiologists are board certified Pediatrics who has specialized in ‘Cardiology’ fellowships with their study focus on heart diseases in children. It is important for a Pediatric Cardiologist to carry a license for practicing from a recognized board or state. Pakistan has many top qualified Pediatric Cardiologists who are the best in their field. In order to help you, Healthwire is providing you with easy access to Pakistan’s Best Child Heart Specialists. Healthwire is associated with PMDC certified Pediatric Cardiologists. You can find the complete list of both male and female child heart specialists from all over Pakistan with their detailed information of expertise, practicing location, and timings. You can easily book an “Online Appointment” or even Opt for “Video Consultation” at your own ease, Anywhere, Anytime all over Pakistan by either Calling us at 04232500989 or download our Healthwire App to book appointments.


Frequently Asked Questions
What does a Pediatric Cardiologist do?

A pediatric Cardiologist is a child heart specialist, who treats all the disorders and complications related to a child’s heart.

Who is the best Pediatric Cardiologist in Pakistan?

You can find the best Pediatric Cardiologist available in your respective cities from our list of top Pediatric Cardiologists in Pakistan.

What is the difference between a Cardiologist and a Heart Specialist?

A Cardiologist is a heart specialist for adults, he/ she may or may not provide consultation on heart diseases in children due to the complications involved in a child’s developing heart. A Pediatric Cardiologist only deals with heart complications in children, especially congenital heart diseases.

What tests are done by a Pediatric Cardiologist?

Pediatric Cardiologists are always gentle and careful while treating children. The most common tests run by a pediatric cardiologist are; - Chest X-Rays - CT Scan - ECG - MRI - Echocardiogram/ Angiogram/ Cardiac Catheterization - Holter Monitor

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